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LOCKING WITH INSIDE LOCK
To lock the door without the key, move the inside
lock knob to the lock position
1, then close the
To unlock the door without the key, move the
inside lock knob to the unlock position
LOCKING WITH POWER DOOR
LOCK SWITCH (if so equipped)
To lock all the doors without a key, push the door
lock switch (driver’s or front passenger’s side) to
the lock position
1. When locking the door this
way, be certain not to leave the key inside the
To unlock all the doors without a key, push the
door lock switch (driver’s or front passenger’s
side) to the unlock position
When the power door lock switch (driver’s or
front passenger’s side) is moved to the lock
position with the key in the ignition switch and any
door opens, all doors will lock and then unlock
automatically. This helps to prevent the keys from
being accidently locked inside the vehicle.
Door lock switch
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REAR DOORS (if so equipped)
1. Open the driver’s or passenger’s door.2. From the outside, pull the door handle
3. Open the door to the desired position.AUTOMATIC DOOR LOCKS (if so
All doors lock automatically when the vehicle
speed reaches 15 MPH (24 km/h).
● For automatic transmission models: All
doors unlock automatically when the trans-
mission is placed in the P (Park) position.
● For manual transmission models: All doors
unlock automatically when the key is re-
moved from the ignition.
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The automatic unlock function can be de-
activated or activated.To deactivate or acti-
vate the automatic door unlock system, perform
the following procedure:
1. Close all doors.
2. Place the ignition switch in the ON position.
3. Within 20 seconds of performing Step 2, push and hold the power door lock switch to
position (UNLOCK) for more than
4. When activated, the hazard indicator will flash twice. When deactivated, the hazard
indicator will flash once.
5. The ignition switch must be placed in the OFF and ON position again between each
When the automatic door unlock system is deac-
tivated, the doors do not unlock when the ignition
is placed in the OFF position. To unlock the door
manually, use the inside lock knob or the power
door lock switch (driver’s or front passenger’s
CHILD SAFETY REAR DOOR LOCK
(if so equipped)
Child safety locks help prevent the rear doors
from being opened accidentally, especially when
small children are in the vehicle.
The child safety lock levers are located on the
edge of the rear doors.
When the lever is in the LOCK position, the
door can be opened only from the outside.
● Radio waves could adversely affect
electric medical equipment. Those who
use a pacemaker should contact the
electric medical equipment manufac-
turer for the possible influences before
● The remote keyless entry key fob trans-
mits radio waves when the buttons are
pushed. The FAA advises radio waves
may affect aircraft navigation and com-
munication systems. Do not operate the
remote keyless entry key fob while on
an airplane. Make sure the buttons are
not operated unintentionally when the
unit is stored for a flight
It is possible to lock/unlock all doors, turn the
interior lights on, and activate the panic alarm by
using the key fob from outside the vehicle.
Be sure to remove the key from the vehicle
before locking the doors.
The key fob can operate at a distance of approxi-
mately 33 ft (10 m) from the vehicle. The effective
distance depends on the conditions around the
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM
(if so equipped)
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As many as 5 key fobs can be used with one
vehicle. For information concerning the purchase
and use of additional key fobs, contact a NISSAN
The key fob will not function when:● the battery is discharged
● the distance between the vehicle and the
key fob is over 33 ft (10 m)
The panic alarm will not activate when the
key is in the ignition switch.
Listed below are conditions or occur-
rences which will damage the key fob:
● Do not allow the key fob, which con-
tains electrical components, to come
into contact with water or salt water.
This could affect the system function.
● Do not drop the key fob.
● Do not strike the key fob sharply
against another object.
● Do not change or modify the key fob.
● Wetting may damage the key fob. If the
key fob gets wet, immediately wipe until
it is completely dry. ●
Do not place the key fob for an ex-
tended period in an area where tem-
peratures exceed 140°F (60°C) .
● Do not attach the key fob with a key
holder that contains a magnet.
● Do not place the key fob near equip-
ment that produces a magnetic field,
such as a TV, audio equipment and per-
If a key fob is lost or stolen, NISSAN rec-
ommends erasing the ID code of that key
fob. This will prevent the key fob from
unauthorized use to unlock the vehicle.
For information regarding the erasing
procedure, please contact a NISSAN
dealer.HOW TO USE REMOTE KEYLESS
1. Close all windows.
2. Remove the key from the ignition switch.
3. Close the hood and all doors.
4. Press the
button on the key fob. All
the doors lock. The hazard warning lights
flash twice and the horn beeps once to
indicate all doors are locked.
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●When thebutton is pressed with
all doors locked, the hazard warning lights
flash twice and the horn beeps once as a
reminder that the doors are already
● If a door is open and you press
button, the doors will lock
but the horn will not beep and the hazard
lights will not flash.
The horn may or may not beep. For additional
information, refer to “Silencing the horn beep
feature” in this section.
Press thebutton on the key fob once.
● Only the driver’s door unlocks.
● The hazard warning lights flash once if all
doors are completely closed with the ignition
switch in any position except the ON posi-
● The interior lights illuminate for a period of
time when the interior light switch is in the
normal operation position. Press the
button on the key fob again
within 5 seconds.
● All doors unlock.
● The hazard warning lights flash once if all
doors are completely closed.
The interior lights can be turned off without wait-
ing by inserting the key into the ignition switch
and placing the ignition switch in the ON or
START position, locking the doors with the key
fob or pushing the interior light switch to the OFF
When thebutton on the key fob is
pressed, all doors will lock automatically within
1 minute unless one of the following operations is
● Any door is opened.
● A key is inserted into the ignition switch and
the switch is cycled from OFF to ON.LPD0210
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Opening windows (if so equipped)
The key fob allows you to open windows
equipped with automatic operation.● To open the windows, press the
ton on the key fob for longer than 3 sec-
onds after all doors are unlocked.
The door windows will open while pressing
button on the key fob.
The door windows cannot be closed by
using the key fob.
Using the panic alarm
If you are near your vehicle and feel threatened,
you may activate the panic alarm to call attention
by pressing and holding the
button on the
key fob for longer than 0.5 seconds.
The panic alarm and headlights will stay on for a
period of time. The panic alarm stops when:
● it has run for a period of time, or
● any button is pressed on the key fob.
Using the interior lights
Press thebutton on the key fob once to
turn on the interior lights.
For additional information, refer to “Interior lights”
in the “Instruments and controls” section in this
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Silencing the horn beep feature
If desired, the horn beep feature can be deacti-
vated using the key fob.
To deactivate:Press and hold the
andbuttonsfor at least 2 seconds.
The hazard warning lights will flash three times to
confirm that the horn beep feature has been
To activate: Press and hold the
andbuttonsfor at least 2 seconds once
more. The hazard warning lights will flash once and the
horn will sound once to confirm that the horn
beep feature has been reactivated.
Deactivating the horn beep feature does not si-
lence the horn if the alarm is triggered.
1Pull the hood lock release handle located
below the driver’s side instrument panel. The
hood will spring up slightly.
2Push the lever at the front of the hood to the
side as illustrated with your fingertips and
raise the hood.
3Insert the support rod into the slot on the
underside of the hood.
When closing the hood, return the hood rod to its
original position. Lower the hood approximately
12 in (30 cm) above the latch and release it. This
allows proper engagement of the hood latch.
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●Make sure the hood is completely
closed and latched before driving. Fail-
ure to do so could cause the hood to fly
open and result in an accident.
● If you see steam or smoke coming from
the engine compartment, to avoid injury
do not open the hood.
● Gasoline is extremely flammable and
highly explosive under certain condi-
tions. You could be burned or seriously
injured if it is misused or mishandled.
Always stop the engine and do not
smoke or allow open flames or sparks
near the vehicle when refueling. ●
Do not attempt to top off the fuel tank
after the fuel pump nozzle shuts off
automatically. Continued refueling may
cause fuel overflow, resulting in fuel
spray and possibly a fire.
● Use only an original equipment type
fuel-filler cap as a replacement. It has a
built-in safety valve needed for proper
operation of the fuel system and emis-
sion control system. An incorrect cap
can result in a serious malfunction and
possible injury. It could also cause
Malfunction Indicator Light
(MIL) to come on.
● Never pour fuel into the throttle body to
attempt to start your vehicle.
● Do not fill a portable fuel container in
the vehicle or trailer. Static electricity
can cause an explosion of flammable
liquid, vapor or gas in any vehicle or
trailer. To reduce the risk of serious
injury or death when filling portable fuel
– Always place the container on the ground when filling.
– Do not use electronic devices when filling.
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– Keep the pump nozzle in contactwith the container while you are fill-
– Use only approved portable fuel con- tainers for flammable liquid.
●Do not use E-15 or E-85 fuel in your
vehicle. For additional information, re-
fer to the “Fuel Recommendation” in
the “Technical and consumer informa-
tion” section of this manual.
● The LOOSE FUEL CAP warning mes-
sage will be displayed if the fuel-filler
cap is not properly tightened. It may
take a few driving trips for the message
to be displayed. Failure to tighten the
fuel-filler cap properly after the LOOSE
FUEL CAP warning message is dis-
played may cause the
tion Indicator Light (MIL) to illuminate. ●
Failure to tighten the fuel-filler cap
properly may cause the
tion Indicator Light (MIL) to illuminate.
light illuminates because
the fuel-filler cap is loose or missing,
tighten or install the cap and continue
to drive the vehicle. The
should turn off after a few driving trips.
light does not turn off after a
few driving trips, have the vehicle in-
spected by a NISSAN dealer.
● For additional information, refer to the
“Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)” in
the “Instruments and Controls” section
in this manual.
● If fuel is spilled on the vehicle body,
flush it away with water to avoid paint
damage. To remove the fuel-filler cap:
1. Turn the fuel-filler cap counterclockwise to remove.
2. Loop the tether strap around the hook
To install the fuel-filler cap: 1. Insert the fuel-filler cap straight into the fuel- filler tube.
2. Turn the fuel-filler cap clockwise until a single click is heard.
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Loose Fuel Cap warning message
The LOOSE FUEL CAP warning message dis-
plays in the odometer when the fuel-filler cap is
not tightened correctly after the vehicle has been
refueled. It may take a few driving trips for the
message to be displayed. To turn off the warning
message, perform the following:1. Remove and install the fuel-filler cap as de- scribed above as soon as possible.
2. Tighten the fuel-filler cap until it clicks. 3. Push the loose fuel cap warning reset button
Ain the meter for about 1 second to turn off
the LOOSE FUEL CAP warning message
after tightening the fuel-filler cap.
For additional information, refer to “Meters and
gauges” in the “Instruments and Controls” sec-
tion in this manual.
TILT OPERATION (if so equipped)
Pull the lock lever forward and hold it to adjust the
steering wheel up or down to the desired posi-
Release the lock lever to lock the steering wheel
Do not adjust the steering wheel while
driving. You could lose control of your
vehicle and cause an accident.
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